( JOHN GREEN )
Purdy: If the Giants can just hang in there, overtaking the Dodgers is a good possibility

08/27/2015 09:45 PM PDT
The Giants have so many injuries, but with players like Madison Bumgarner and Kelby Tomlinson, they could be 'playing for a ring' 
Purdy: Memories of Justin Wilson, San Jose Grand Prix
08/25/2015 10:07 PM PDT - Justin Wilson, who died after a horrible freak accident at an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, would have been one of the best interviews before and after this weekend's GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma if he had lived. He was definitely one of the standout personalities from the very brief and very memorable San Jose Grand Prix. 

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  • Tim Kawakami
    ( George Bridges )
    Kawakami: Putting a positive spin on 49ers, Raiders

    It's early, so why not throw out a few gauzy, peppy, probably over-optimistic thoughts on some of the teams' recent activities?
     
    M. Thompson II
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Thompson: Warriors' NBA championship trophy tour knows no bounds

    Larry O'Brien trophy has been far and wide with Warriors players and executives since the team won the NBA title in June. 
    Bud Geracie
    ( )
    Wake of the Week archive: Trouble for local hero 10 years ago

    Bud Geracie's archived column from 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the local and national sports scene 
    (Richard Shotwell/Invision)
    'Star Wars': 15 biggest celebrity fans

    From Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey to Megan Fox, some of the biggest names in Hollywood were inspired by the George Lucas movies of their youth. 
    (Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.